Just a short drive from downtown Chicago, Navy Pier is fun central! Offering visitors more than 50 acres of parks, promenades, gardens, shops, restaurants and attractions, Navy Pier is host to an unparalleled array of family-oriented events and entertainment. You might even get to see some fireworks on summer nights!
For more information, visit www.navypier.com.
The only place with higher limits than the Horseshoe Hammond just might be Willis Tower. It boasts the best view of Chicago and is the tallest building in the world. Don't look down!
For more information, visit www.the-skydeck.com.
From the Super Bowl Shuffle to Air Jordan, Chicago is one great sports town. So, if you're looking for a different kind of action, grab a seat at Wrigley or Soldier Field and keep your eye on the ball!
For more information, visit www.chicagosports.com.
Looking for some water sports? Ride the tide at Whihala Beach. Whihala Beach offers a boat launch, fishing (Indian waters), food concessions, jogging, picnic tables, swimmer's rinse shower and swimming lakes.
1561 Park Road, Whiting, IN
Beach hours: 10 am - 6 pm daily (Memorial Day to Labor Day)
Beach hour weekends: 10 am - 7pm
Boat launch open daily 4:30 am - 7pm from April to November
Outdoor enthusiasts rejoice! Wolf Lake is the place if you want to experience all the Hammond outdoors has to offer. Choose from picnics, fishing, bass tournaments, kite flying, hiking, nature walks, canoeing or a bird sanctuary nearby.
Wolf Lake has been recognized by the New York Times for its condition as one of the best lakes in the country. But you can come see for yourself!
121st St. at Calumet Ave., Hammond, IN
Located on the northwest edge of Hammond, IN and the far southeast edge of Chicago, IL
If you're itching for some great boating, then we've got you covered. The beautiful Hammond Marina is directly across from the casino and offers a variety of great activities. Whether you're using a propeller, a sail or an oar, you're bound to have a splashing good time at the marina!
Lost Marsh Golf Course
Home to a world class 18-hole public golf course and a challenging 9-hold executive course, Lost Marsh is a shining example of brown-field reclamation, habitat restoration, and a satisfying golfing experience. With driving range facilities, pro-shop and lounge, Lost Marsh is an excellent facility at an affordable price.
1001 129th St.
Hammond, IN 46320
For more information, visit Lost Marsh Golf Course.